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Tuesday Afternoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-05-09 12:15 PM
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7. Epic Fail.
Edited on Sun Apr-05-09 12:16 PM by Tuesday Afternoon
Carful of Stupid.
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  -GM proves it understands its mistakes, releases brilliant new model for 2010: Occam Bandage  Apr-05-09 12:07 PM   #0 
  - I feel sorry for all the workers at GM, but I hope they go bankrupt.  pleah   Apr-05-09 12:10 PM   #1 
  - heh?  navarth   Apr-05-09 12:12 PM   #5 
  - The workers don't have control over what cars are built.  pleah   Apr-05-09 12:18 PM   #8 
     - I don't expect autoworkers to protest their employer's design decisions.  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 12:23 PM   #12 
     - Yeah, I know, but what do the executives care, they got their millions.  pleah   Apr-05-09 12:54 PM   #37 
        - The executives care - they got a lot fewer millions than they hoped  GoesTo11   Apr-05-09 01:19 PM   #46 
     - I still have a 1989 Chevy Corsica....and still see a lot of them around these parts  jus_the_facts   Apr-05-09 12:40 PM   #31 
        - What they made twenty years ago was a better lot, wasn't it?  pleah   Apr-05-09 01:03 PM   #41 
  - I'd rather they recover. Of course, part of that is trying to make  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 12:13 PM   #6 
  - Cars people want to buy? Like this?  BobRossi   Apr-05-09 12:27 PM   #17 
     - Yes. Cars people wanted to buy over the last year.  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 12:31 PM   #22 
        - But the new designs are pitifully ugly.  Kalyke   Apr-05-09 01:34 PM   #53 
           - I Actually Like the Prius II's UFO-ish Styling  AndyTiedye   Apr-05-09 01:44 PM   #60 
  - The management are idiots. Who are they listening to?!?!  Deja Q   Apr-05-09 12:37 PM   #28 
  - I didn't blame the workers.  pleah   Apr-05-09 12:55 PM   #38 
  - My husband was a salesman at a GM Dealership  proud patriot   Apr-05-09 12:50 PM   #35 
  - I wish him all the luck in the world.  pleah   Apr-05-09 12:57 PM   #39 
     - Best of luck for you as well  proud patriot   Apr-05-09 01:39 PM   #56 
  - I'd Like to See the Union Buy Them Out  AndyTiedye   Apr-05-09 01:18 PM   #45 
     - I thought about that, too.  pleah   Apr-05-09 01:43 PM   #59 
  - Tone deaf.  stevedeshazer   Apr-05-09 12:10 PM   #2 
  - some folks will still need SUVs  navarth   Apr-05-09 12:11 PM   #3 
  - Will that diesel pass our current EPA standards in the US? n/t  tammywammy   Apr-05-09 12:20 PM   #10 
  - BWAHAHAAHAAAA!!!!!  BlooInBloo   Apr-05-09 12:11 PM   #4 
  - Epic Fail.  Tuesday Afternoon   Apr-05-09 12:15 PM   #7 
  - Yeah, this is so much nicer.  BobRossi   Apr-05-09 12:19 PM   #9 
  - Base model is a 4 cylinder, and GMC only builds trucks/SUVs.  flvegan   Apr-05-09 12:21 PM   #11 
  - Shush you  tammywammy   Apr-05-09 12:24 PM   #15 
     - Sure, people can drive them. But given that SUV sales are sharply down from last year,  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 12:28 PM   #19 
        - Because the money was already spent coming out with this vehicle  tammywammy   Apr-05-09 12:35 PM   #26 
        - Oh, sure, there's still a market.  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 12:38 PM   #29 
           - But they are forward looking  tammywammy   Apr-05-09 12:39 PM   #30 
              - The Volt is a good idea. I wish that kind of innovation  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 12:45 PM   #34 
        - Sales of all models are sharply down. People aren't rushing out to buy hybrids either.  JVS   Apr-05-09 01:22 PM   #49 
        - one of the things that I have noticed where I live.....  notadmblnd   Apr-05-09 01:54 PM   #62 
  - Inefficient?  BobRossi   Apr-05-09 12:24 PM   #13 
  - Yes. 21 city is not good for a 4-cylinder engine,  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 12:26 PM   #16 
     - Comparisons.  BobRossi   Apr-05-09 12:28 PM   #18 
        - You're stuck in the SUV mindset, and that's my point.  Occam Bandage   Apr-05-09 12:33 PM   #24 
        - "Their biggest release for next year is another ass-ugly, inefficient SUV"  Reterr   Apr-05-09 01:21 PM   #48 
        - Delete  Time for change   Apr-05-09 01:42 PM   #58 
        - THESE SHOULD BE BANNED  TheBigotBasher   Apr-05-09 01:22 PM   #50 
           - They Can Do A Whole Lot Better!  AndyTiedye   Apr-05-09 01:40 PM   #57 
  - self delete  BobRossi   Apr-05-09 12:24 PM   #14 
  - I guess there must be something wrong with me, because I'm not seeing  TwilightGardener   Apr-05-09 12:28 PM   #20 
  - Obviously......  BobRossi   Apr-05-09 12:30 PM   #21 
     - And aside from mileage arguments, I don't think it's ugly at all. Beauty/eye/beholder, I guess.  TwilightGardener   Apr-05-09 12:35 PM   #25 
        - Amen.  BobRossi   Apr-05-09 12:44 PM   #33 
  - looks like I am keeping my crappy old car with 125,000 miles on it  Mari333   Apr-05-09 12:31 PM   #23 
  - Yes, because ALL GM makes is SUVs n/t  tammywammy   Apr-05-09 12:37 PM   #27 
     - if they pull a good hybrid out their arse thats reasonably priced  Mari333   Apr-05-09 12:42 PM   #32 
        - They have the Chevy Cruze coming out next year  blue_onyx   Apr-05-09 01:07 PM   #42 
           - hooah I will keep my eyes open for it. nt thanks  Mari333   Apr-05-09 01:17 PM   #44 
  - I don't need an SUV.  LWolf   Apr-05-09 12:52 PM   #36 
  - Would the Escape Hybrid Work For You?  AndyTiedye   Apr-05-09 01:28 PM   #51 
     - I looked at the Escape.  LWolf   Apr-05-09 01:37 PM   #55 
  - Wow, look at that aerodynamic profile. I bet it gets GREAT mileage.  kestrel91316   Apr-05-09 01:02 PM   #40 
  - You're acting like it's GM's only model  spoony   Apr-05-09 01:14 PM   #43 
  - Who designs these ugly things?  AndyTiedye   Apr-05-09 01:20 PM   #47 
  - Just once - just once - I would like for DUers to understand  Kalyke   Apr-05-09 01:32 PM   #52 
  - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder..  Fumesucker   Apr-05-09 01:54 PM   #61 
  - Our income has been more than halved since the Chimp  Urban Prairie   Apr-05-09 01:35 PM   #54 
 

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